At HOBI, we’re changing the face and the pace of health research. Our patient populations reflect the diversity of the real world. Our health interventions consider the needs of patients and providers. Our data-driven research speeds scientific discoveries.
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Go above your professional training with a graduate certificate in implementation science or biomedical informatics.
Learn how to conduct health outcomes assessments and clinical effectiveness research in a range of biomedical, clinical and community-based research settings.
Become an expert at evaluating health interventions, treatments, prevention practices and policies to determine what works on a large-scale level and why.
Jennifer Elston Lafata, PhD, a health outcomes researcher at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, described her study involving a decision-support program administered through a patient portal to improve patient compliance with colon cancer screening recommendations. After reviewing missed opportunities, including patients who didn’t use the portal, Lafata shared one lesson learned: “Make sure your decision-support program is accessible and acceptable to all patients.”
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Michelle Cardel is developing a new playbook for the estimated 9 million U.S. teens who struggle with obesity, one that offers a variety of options for teens and their families, along with a team of professionals to provide support.